Amazon is all set to host its exclusive hardware event on September 28. The event is a testament to the launch of Amazon Echo devices, new Alexa features and more.
This is the year you can expect Amazon to release new Echo devices, Alexa features and other services. The e-commerce platform has officially announced the date of its next hardware event. In an invitation to the media, Amazon revealed that the hardware event will be held on September 28 at 9:30 pm IST. Although Amazon did not disclose the details of the event, the invitation sent to The Verge revealed that it was “news about our latest Amazon devices, features and services”.
Amazon has launched new echo speakers, fire TV sticks, new ring cameras and Eero routers and more at previous years’ launch event. The e-commerce platform announced some experimental products at its previous event, which included the Echo Loop Ring, Echo Frame Glasses and Ring Drone, none of which have been launched in India and other markets. Verge reports that the event will not be broadcast live and is an invitation-only event. Only specific media groups have access to the Amazon hardware event.
Amazon has released the new Echo Show 10, Echo Show 8 2nd generation and Fire TV Stick 4K Max in India this year.
Echo Show 8 Second Generation and Fire TV Stick 4K Max are the latest products launched in India. The Echo Show 8 comes with a microphone, camera controls and the ability to delete your voice recordings. Like all other new devices with displays, the Echo Show also comes with built-in covers to close the camera if you feel like Alexa is recording. Also, the Echo Show 8 is a cheaper alternative to the 2nd generation Echo Show 10, launched at Rs 24,999 with a swivel display. The Echo Show 8 is more compact and can be placed wherever you like. The device was launched in India at a price of Rs 11,499.
Apart from this, Amazon has launched its most expensive Fire TV stick in India. The Fire TV Stick Max was launched at a price of Rs. 6499. The Fire TV Stick 4K Max offers 4K UHD, HDR, and HDR10+ streaming as well as a theatrical feel at home with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.